Community Development and Regulatory Services Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
April 1, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present:   Council Members Lisa Goodman (Chair), Jacob Frey, Kevin Reich, Abdi Warsame, and Alondra Cano (Quorum 4)
Members Absent:  Council Member Quincy
Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper 612-673-2219
Public Hearings
Department of Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED)/Licenses & Consumer Services
1.   Hearing Protection Devices Ordinance:
Consider ordinance amending Title 14, Chapter 364 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Liquor and Beer: Liquor Regulations, requiring the provision of hearing protection devices by the holders of qualifying liquor licenses (by Frey).
Staff Reports:  REVISED Hrg Protection Device Ordn RCA
Action Taken:  Approved, as amended, to modify the decibel level from 30 to 12.
2.   Birchwood Café (3311 E 25th St):
Consider application for On Sale Charter Wine with Strong Beer, Class D license (Expansion of Premises).
Staff Report:  Birchwood Café RPT
Action Taken:  Approved.
3.   Bosses Pizza and Chicken (5501 34th Ave S):
Consider application for Extended Hours license.
Staff Report: Bosses Pizza and Chicken RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
4.   Coup D’Etat (2923 Girard Ave S):
Consider application for Sidewalk Café license (New Business).
Staff Report:  Coup D’Etat RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
5.   Mattie’s on Main (43 Main St SE):
Consider application for On Sale Liquor with Sunday Sales, Class B license (New Business).
Staff Report:  Mattie’s on Main RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
6.   Royal Hall (417 Lake St E):
Consider application for Extended Hours license with operating conditions.
Staff Report:  Royal Hall RPT
Action Taken: Approved.
7.   City-Owned Properties at 1919 & 1913 Columbus Ave S:
Consider proposal to lease properties to Baraka Plaza, LLC, for $125 for the purposes of installing and maintaining a playground/play area as an accessory use to the Baraka Daycare Center at 1910 Chicago Ave S & authorize lease agreement & related documents.
Staff Reports:  REVISED Baraka Lease RCA; Baraka ATTACH 

Action Taken:  Approved a three-year lease. 

Quasi-Judicial Hearings
CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services
8.   Chicago Grill BBQ and Soul Food (2118 W Broadway):
Recommendation to deny renewal of Food Manufacturer License due to unpaid citations.
Staff Report:  Chicago Grill BBQ and Soul Food RCA
Action Taken: Deleted from the agenda.
Regulatory Services
9.   Rental Dwelling License (3111 Upton Ave N – Owner Steven Meldahl):
Recommendation to revoke (Postponed 3/18/2014).
Staff Reports: 3111 Upton Ave N RCA; 3111 Upton Ave N ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved license revocation.
CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services
10. License Applications:
Grant licenses recommended for approval (see separate Licenses Agenda-not available in electronic format).
New liquor, wine & beer establishment owners, licenses, permanent expansions, upgrades and added conditions to existing licenses detailed as follows: Java Coffee, 2740 Minnehaha Ave (Operating Conditions); Rejuvamix Café, 3001 Hennepin Ave (Operating Conditions);  Sinners, 121 Washington Ave (Operating Conditions); Tibet-Kitchen Bar & Restaurant (Operating Conditions).
Staff Reports:  License RCA; Java Coffee Conds; Rejuvamix Café Conds; Sinners Conds; Tibet-Kitchen Conds
Action Taken: Approved.
Regulatory Services
11. Rental Dwelling License Conditions (3701 & 3715 Colfax Ave N, 3546 Morgan Ave N – Owners Kolbe LLC, Pentagon Management LLC, Masam Mehran, Neima Mehran, Mehrtash Mehran, Lindsey Stevens):
Approve conditions to be placed on license.
Staff Reports:  RDL 3701 Colfax RCA; RDL 3701 Colfax ATTACH
Action Taken: Approved.
12. Rental Dwelling License Conditions (3701-03 35th Ave S – Owner Demetrick Washington):
Approve conditions to be placed on license.
Staff Reports:  RDL 3701-03 35th Ave S RCA; RDL 3701-03 35th Ave S ATTACH 

Action Taken: Approved. 

13. East Phillips Commons LLC (2931 Bloomington Ave S):
Authorize staff to amend the Redevelopment Contract for East Phillips Commons LLC.
Staff Reports: E Phillips Commons RCA
Action Taken: Postponed one cycle (to the April 15th meeting).
CPED/Licenses & Consumer Services
(April 15, 2014) Peer-to-Peer Network Company Transportation Services Ordinances:
Report back on status of subject matter ordinances (referred from City Council 3/7/2014) amending Title 13 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Licenses and Business Regulations, providing for recognition and regulation of Peer-to-Peer Network Company Transportation Services (by Frey):
Amending Chapter 341 relating to Taxicabs;
Adding a new Chapter 343 relating to Transportation Network Companies.
Regulatory Services
(April 29, 2014) Conduct on Licensed Premises Ordinance:
Public Hearing to consider ordinance amending Title 12, Chapter 244 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Housing: Maintenance Code, amending provisions related to conduct on licensed premises, required rental property management training and license reinstatement requirements (by Glidden).
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
Next Committee Meeting: April 15, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: April 11, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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